TripAdvisor ends ticket sales to attractions that breed whales and dolphins

TripAdvisor has announced it will not sell tickets to attractions that breed or import captive whales and dolphins used for public display. The...

Country diary: observing birds with undeniable charm

A charm, the collective noun for a gathering of goldfinches, is nowhere near adequate to describe the flock of more than 100 that...

WATCH | Python slithers onto Land Rover traveling through Mozambique

A group of road-tripping friends were forced to make an unexpected stop when a Southern African python - or rock python - blocked...

Adorable rescued pit bull gets her own maternity photoshoot

A rescue dog received her own pregnant photoshoot (Picture: Enchanted Hills Photography)An adorable dog was treated to her own maternity photoshoot after being...

New method improves measurement of animal behavior using deep learning

A new toolkit goes beyond existing machine learning methods by measuring body posture in animals with high speed and accuracy. Developed by researchers...

Bird put in prison cell after owner is arrested for shoplifting

The bird was perched on its owner’s shoulder when the pair were arrested (Picture: Politie Utrecht Centrum)A pet did some bird after its...

Horse nutrition: Prebiotics may do more harm than good

Prebiotics are only able to help stabilise the intestinal flora of horses to a limited degree. Before they can reach the intestines, commercially...

Jellyfish's 'superpowers' gained through cellular mechanism

Jellyfish are animals that possess the unique ability to regenerate body parts. A team of Japanese scientists has now revealed the cellular mechanisms...

250-million-year-old evolutionary remnants seen in muscles of human embryos

A team of evolutionary biologists, led by Dr. Rui Diogo at Howard University, USA, and writing in the journal Development, have demonstrated that...

Blind kitten Carrot is looking for a home after being found in the streets...

(Picture: Handipet Rescue)When Carrot the kitten was found on the streets of Prague, her eyes were so badly inflamed she was in constant...